Sto:Lo Xwexwilmexw Treaty Association

Sto:Lo Xwexwilmexw Treaty Association

The Stó:lō [SXTA] treaty table is in Stage 4 Agreement in Principle negotiations. 

SXTA represents six communities: Aitchelitz, Leq’á:mel, Skowkale, Skawahlook, Tzeachten and Yakweakwioose. SXTA traditional territory in the Lower Mainland of southwestern BC, centralized around the upper Fraser and Chilliwack River Valleys, lower Harrison Lake and the lower Fraser Canyon. There are approximately 1,410 Stó:lō members.

SXTA has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Chawathil, Cheam, Peters, Chehalis, Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwawkwawapilt, Kwikwetlem, In-SHUCK-ch, Matsqui, Musqueam, New Westminster, Nl’akapamux, Semiahmoo, Scowlitz, Seabird, Shxw’owhámél, Soowahlie, Sumas, Skwah, Skway, Squamish, Squiala, Tsawwassen, Tsleil-Waututh, Union Bar, and Yale.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Lakshmi Lochan , 604-482-9214
Process Advisors

Contacts Information

Building 8B-7201 Vedder Road
Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5
Phone: 604 858 3366
Fax: 604 824 5326

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 4

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
02/12/97
BC
01/14/97
Canada
01/14/97
Table Declared Ready
02/12/97
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Openness Protocol
11/20/96
Procedures Agreement
11/20/96
Information Sharing Principles
11/20/96
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Initialled
07/02/97
Signed
01/30/98
Stage 4: Agreement-in-Principle
Initialled
Signed
Stage 5: Final Agreement
Initialled
Signed
Stage 6: Treaty Implemented

Address

700-1111 Melville Street
Vancouver BC
V6E 3V6
604 482 9200

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